From Left: Aimee Hourigan, from USC’s Office of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education, Dr. Jennifer Fillo, and Ronnie Grigg, from the Overdose Prevention Society featured in the film “Love in the Time of Fentanyl.”
On Wednesday January 25, 2023, Dr. Fillo moderated a panel discussion as part of a South Carolina ETV’s screening of “Love in the Time of Fentanyl” at the Nickelodeon Theatre. The event was organized by South Carolina ETV, Challenges Inc., LRADAC, and WakeUp Carolina as part of the Indie Lens Pop-Up series and included an onsite Narcan training. Aimee Hourigan, the director of the USC Office of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education, also attended to bring awareness to the important harm reduction work being done on campus. The film focuses on the Overdose Prevention Society in Vancouver, Canada and its efforts to raise awareness about the stigmatization of people who use fentanyl and other drugs. Visit the websites of Challenges Inc., LRADAC, and WakeUp Carolina to learn more about the important harm reduction work happening in South Carolina.
“Love in the Time of Fentanyl” is available for streaming from PBS at the following link: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/documentaries/love-in-the-time-of-fentanyl/